Oreophryne kampeni Parker, 1934

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Oreophryne > Species: Oreophryne kampeni

Oreophryne kampeni Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 164. Holotype: BMNH 1897.12.10.143, by original designation; renumbered BMNH 1947.2.12.14 according to Zweifel, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 370. Type locality: "Moroka [Central Province], British New Guinea [Papua New Guinea]".

Asterophrys kampeni — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 521, by implication. 

English Names

Moroka Cross Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 91).


Known only from the type locality, Moroke, in the hills behind Port Moresby, 1000 m elevation, Central Province, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 211, provided a brief account.

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